A closer look at the Shareholder Rights Directive

The regulatory chronicle of Eric de Nexon - May 2018
The regulatory chronicle of Eric de Nexon - May 2018
Corporate Social Responsibility
The regulatory chronicle of Eric de Nexon - May 2018
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Main market initiatives

Regulatory News – from December 2017 to March 2018

Draft directive on cross-border distribution of investment funds
In the framework of implementation of the Capital Markets Union and in order to facilitate cross-border distribution of...
Proposed reform of the prudential framework for investment firms
On 20 December 2017, the European Commission proposed a reform aiming both at simplifying the life of small investment...
GDPR: publication of EC guidance before its entry into force
On 24 January 2018, the European Commission publish guidance aimed to facilitate application from 25 May 2018 of new...
Brexit: publication of the draft withdrawal agreement
On 28 February 2018, the European Commission published the draft withdrawal agreement between the European Union and the...
Report on the entry into force of the insurance distribution directive
On 21 December 2017, the European Commission published a draft directive amending EU directive 2016/97 on insurance and...
Publication of the final version of the Commission Delegated Regulation on ELTIF
On 6 December 2017, the European Commission published the final version of the Commission Delegated Regulation on...
Publication of 4 Commission Delegated Regulations relating to benchmarks
On 17 January 2018, four Commission Delegated Regulations supplementing EU Regulation 2016/1011 of 8 June 2016 regarding...
Publication of two regulations on securitisation
On 28 December 2017, two regulations were published in the Official Journal of the European Union which are intended to...
Publication of a technical opinion on the regulation on short selling
On 21 December 2017, ESMA published its final technical opinion on Regulation (EU) No. 236/2012 Short Selling.
Publication of recommendations on the liquidity risk of investment funds
On 1 February 2018, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published its final recommendations...
Final draft regulation amending margin requirements for FX forwards
On 18 December 2017, the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) published a Final Report amending the requirements for...
Restrictions on trading of binary options and CFD
On 23 March 2018, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) announced a ban in the European Union against...
FR – Publication of Order No. 2017-1674 (the Blockchain Order)
On 9 December 2017, Order No. 2017-1674 was published which allows registration of an issuance or a transfer of...
FR - Classification of financial instruments as “simple” or “complex”
On 31 January 2018, the AMF amended its rules to propose a more simple and readable methodology regarding the...
LU - Clarification of the depositary regime for UCI “Part II” funds
On 6 February 2018, the Chambre des Députés (Luxembourg Parliament) adopted the draft bill 7024 which, besides...
IT - Adoption of new regulation about non-financial information
On 18 January 2018, CONSOB has adopted the Regulation on non-financial information in implementation of European...
DE - Draft guidance on taxation of securities lending transactions
On 25 january 2018, the German Federal Ministry of Finance has released draft guidance on the German Investment Tax Act...
IR - Changes to credit union investment regulations
On 1 february 2018, the Central Bank of Ireland today announced changes to the investment regulations for credit unions....
ES - Electronic access to foreign shareholders
Comisión Nacional de Mercado de Valores (CNMV), the Spanish regulator, has given foreign entities access to its Virtual...
UK - Position limits on a further commodity derivative contract
On 25 January 2018, the FCA announced that it has set position limits on a further commodity derivative contract that is...
CH - New guidelines on ICO from Swiss regulator
On 16 february 2018, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has published new guidelines regarding the...
US - Proposal of amendments to Swap Margin Rules
On 5 January 2018, Five US prudential regulators have proposed amendments to conform their swap margin rules to the...